J-Gate Custom Content (JCC)
JCC is a customized intranet solution to clients to
maximize the usage of the journals they subscribe. It acts as an
internal database of all articles published in these subscribed
journals for searching and finding the contents in these journals.
Table of Contents (with abstract where available) for all the
journals subscribed by the client.
A searchable customized database of index to articles published
in all the journals subscribed by the client - Searchable by
Author, Title words, keywords, publication, author affiliation or
Link to the corresponding full-text of the article in e-version
at publisher's site. The link will be available from both TOC
and citations in the database. If the client has additional
subscription to e-version of the journal, JCC provides a
seamless access between TOC/Database and full-text.
Automated Password Authentication System (Users need not remember
several passwords for various journals they access).
How it Works
Along with purchase contract for JCC, the client will make
available a list of journals subscribed by his library that
are required to be included in the JCC service.
Informatics will identify and inform the client the journals
that are not available online. (Available in print version only).
For such journals not available online, the client will send to
informatics the following information regularly for each issue
as and when the same is received in his library.
- Photocopy of the Table of Contents from the current journal issue.
- Photocopy of the first page of each article from the current journal issue.
J-Gate Custom Content for Consortia (JCCC)
For journals available online, Informatics has an in-house data-capturing system.
Informatics will license to the client its JCC software to be installed in client's
Bibliographic content for the current issues of the journals covered in JCC
subscription is delivered to the client electronically by FTP or email every week.
The client will host and regularly update this content on the JCC server set
up for this purpose.
The content is cumulated periodically, every quarter.
The users at the client organization can access JCC content from their desk-top
using Internet Explorer.
Informatics will provide necessary training and technical support in installing,
using and maintaining the JCC software and service by the client.
JCCC is an extended product of JCC designed for a group of libraries
desiring to share the resources.
JCCC offers the following additional facilities:
The Union Catalog of Journals currently subscribed by the
participating libraries will be incorporated into JCCC system.
Every record displayed in a JCCC search will additionally have
the provision to display the list of participating libraries in
which the journal will be available.
A click on the displayed libraries name will generate an automated
screen for the user to direct a photocopy request to the
By default, the request will go to user's library if the material is
available in his/her library.
JCCC's content service (TOC and database) is common to all
the participating libraries and will include all of the journals subscribed
by all the libraries.Each JCCC Client Group can chose the following options
for receiving and maintaining the content:
Distributed Access Model
Each member library gets JCCC software and the content feed for
installation of the same in its intranet. The updates are sent to each member
Centralized Access Model
One of the libraries will act as the host
site for all the participating libraries. Rest of the libraries will access
the content from the host site.
JCC Software with Search Engine -- to be installed in client's LAN/Intranet.
Weekly delivery of the bibliographic content for the subscribed journals of the
client's library by FTP or email.
- OS - Windows NT Server 4.0.
- Database - MS SQL Server 7.0.
- Webserver - Internet Information Server 4.0.
- 8GB Hard disc with 2GB free disc space.
- OS - Windows 95 and above.
- Browser - Internet Explorer 5 and above.